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Purtscher's retinopathy followed by neovascular glaucoma

Overview of attention for article published in Clinical Ophthalmology, November 2013
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Title
Purtscher's retinopathy followed by neovascular glaucoma
Published in
Clinical Ophthalmology, November 2013
DOI 10.2147/opth.s54231
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Masako Kuroda, Akihiro Nishida, Masashi Kikuchi, Yasuo Kurimoto

Abstract

We report the case of a 66-year-old Japanese man who developed neovascular glaucoma secondary to Purtscher's retinopathy following a head injury. The patient presented at our hospital with blurred vision and a visual field abnormality in his left eye 1 month after suffering from a head injury. Upon initial presentation, his best-corrected visual acuity on a decimal chart was 1.5 oculus dexter and 0.6 oculus sinister. The intraocular pressure (IOP) was 12 mmHg in both eyes. Fundus examination of the left eye revealed multiple white lesions in the posterior pole. Optical coherence tomography demonstrated retinal edema, particularly in the inner retina. On the basis of these findings, a diagnosis of Purtscher's retinopathy was made. One month after the initial examination, the visual acuity in the left eye deteriorated to 0.01 in decimal chart, and the IOP increased to 37 mmHg. Gonioscopy showed angle neovascularization. The patient received an intravitreal bevacizumab injection and panretinal photocoagulation. Subsequently, the IOP normalized and the angle neovascularization regressed.

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Country Count As %
Unknown 5 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Postgraduate 2 40%
Researcher 1 20%
Student > Master 1 20%
Unknown 1 20%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 3 60%
Unknown 2 40%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 1. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 15 November 2013.
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#2,302,754
of 4,507,509 outputs
Outputs from Clinical Ophthalmology
#277
of 866 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#50,344
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Outputs of similar age from Clinical Ophthalmology
#25
of 64 outputs
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